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Should You Quit Your Job Before Launching a Business?

Starting a new company is labor-intensive. It takes plenty of time and energy that may be in short supply. If you are ready to take this step and wondering if…

Subject: Mason City City Hall reopens to the public on Monday, March 22

Subject: Mason City City Hall reopens to the public on Monday, March 22

MASON CITY – The Mason City City Hall facility will reopen to the public on Monday, March 22 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday (excluding major holidays).…

Iowa DNR says harsh winter conditions being felt on some of state’s lakes

Iowa DNR says harsh winter conditions being felt on some of state’s lakes

CLEAR LAKE – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has received numerous reports of dead fish in lakes and ponds across Iowa as the ice cover disappears for another…

College Basketball: Iowa’s Fran McCaffery receives contract extension

College Basketball: Iowa’s Fran McCaffery receives contract extension

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa head men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery has signed a four-year extension to his current contract. The agreement was announced today by Henry B. and…

Cerro Gordo County Community Foundation grant application deadline approaching

Cerro Gordo County Community Foundation grant application deadline approaching

MASON CITY – The deadline to submit applications to the Cerro Gordo County Community Foundation for its 2021 grant cycle is 11:59 p.m. on April 1, 2021. The online grant…

Essential Tips on How to Achieve Financial Stability

Essential Tips on How to Achieve Financial Stability

Achieving financial stability may seem like a pipedream in today’s climate of uncertainty and consistently shifting market trends, but with the right attitude, personal application, and a little patience, you…

Waldorf University announces Dean’s List for Fall 2020/21 semester

Waldorf University announces Dean’s List for Fall 2020/21 semester

FOREST CITY – Waldorf University is pleased to recognize students that have achieved the Dean’s List for the Fall 2020/21 semester. To achieve the Dean’s List, students must be full-time,…

OBIT: David James Bowers

OBIT: David James Bowers

David James Bowers, 79, of Clear Lake, died Saturday, March 13, 2021, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 18, 2021, at Clear Lake…

OBIT: Geraldine Lou Hove

OBIT: Geraldine Lou Hove

Geraldine Lou Hove, 89, of Clear Lake, died Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at Lake Mills Care Center in Lake Mills. A private funeral service will be Friday, March 19, 2021,…

OBIT: Barbara A. O’Brien

OBIT: Barbara A. O’Brien

Barbara A. O’Brien, 74, of Mason City, passed away Sunday, March 14, 2021 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City. Mass of Christian Burial will be held…

College Wrestling: UNI sends six to NCAA Championship

College Wrestling: UNI sends six to NCAA Championship

CEDAR FALLS – Six Panther wrestlers head to St. Louis to take the mat at the NCAA Championship at the Enterprise Center. Big 12 champions Parker Keckeisen and Brody Teske…

JUCO Softball: NIACC’s Mentink is ICCAC pitcher of the week

JUCO Softball: NIACC’s Mentink is ICCAC pitcher of the week

MASON CITY – NIACC’s McKenna Mentink was selected as the ICCAC Division II softball pitcher of the week for the week of March 8-14. Mentink, who prepped at Mason City,…